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The Arden of Faversham by Anonymous

October 31, 2019
The Arden of Faversham by Anonymous

I'd never heard of this play before seeing it on my reading list. Whilst I liked it, it still isn't my favourite. I've always had an issue fully enjoying plays. The only one I really like is Macbeth. I think it's partially to do with having to read all the stage directions and then if they're from around the Shakespeare era I need to check definitions of words…

Books Plays Reviews

King Lear by Shakespeare

October 31, 2019
King Lear by Shakespeare

The first of many uni book reviews to come! This term, for the most part, they're all plays which are different. You think it'd make it easier but it really doesn't when you're reading Shakespeare and similar things. As much as I usually like Shakespeare King Lear wasn't my favourite. I enjoyed it but I found it a bit convoluted. There's a lot of disguises which makes fathoming…

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

Cress by Marissa Meyer

October 30, 2019
Cress by Marissa Meyer

Each book in this series just gets better and better. In this instalment, we were introduced properly to Cress, the Rapunzel of the series. She's a shell trapped on a satellite near Luna that acts as their digital spy hacking into things and camouflaging ships. She's incredibly sweet but also very resourceful and although she feels fear very intensely she always manages to battle it. Her interactions with…

Adult Fiction Blog Tours Books Reviews

The Lost Ten* Blog Tour

October 28, 2019
The Lost Ten* by Harry Sidebottom

Firstly, a huge thank you to Zaffre and Compulsive Readers for having me on this blog tour. I have a confession, agreeing to this tour scared me. I have never read a historical fiction book, nevermind one heavily entrenched within the military genre. However, I've loved Greek and Roman history for as long as I can remember. I studied it in college and have been independently researching whenever…